27 Facts About Baron Corbin


Baron Corbin is currently signed to WWE under the ring name Baron Corbin, where he is designated a "free agent", allowing him to appear on both the Raw and SmackDown brands.


Baron Corbin debuted on the main roster at WrestleMania 32, winning the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal.


Baron Corbin went on to win the 2017 Money in the Bank men's ladder match and WWE United States Championship once.


In 2018, he was made the Constable of Raw and started a feud with Kurt Angle which culminated at WrestleMania 35, with Corbin defeating him in his retirement match.


However in August 2021, he adopted the new ring name Happy Baron Corbin and portraying a happy go-lucky wealthy character.


Baron Corbin then started a brief alliance with Madcap Moss.


Baron Corbin has trained extensively in boxing and by 2007, he was a two-time Golden Gloves regional amateur boxing champion.


Baron Corbin participated in the 2008 Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions in the super heavyweight division, defeating Chaen Chess in the preliminaries and losing to Andrae Cathron in the quarter-finals.


Baron Corbin was part of teams that went to four consecutive Division II National Championships and lost each time.


Baron Corbin was re-signed to a futures contract on January 18,2010, and was noted for throwing uppercuts in a team scuffle in training camp.


On September 11,2014, at NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way, Baron Corbin re-debuted as a face with a new look and ring character to defeat CJ Parker.


Baron Corbin then won numerous singles matches against enhancement talents, each in a short amount of time, until crossing paths with Bull Dempsey, who was winning his matches quickly, beginning a feud between the two.


Baron Corbin made his main roster debut at Wrestlemania 32, winning the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal by last eliminating Kane.


At the 2016 WWE draft on July 19, Baron Corbin was drafted to the SmackDown brand.


Immediately after being eliminated by Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose, Baron Corbin attacked Ambrose, causing the latter's elimination.


When Baron Corbin lost to Dillinger the following week on SmackDown, Dillinger was added to the match.


Baron Corbin confronted the McMahons to have another chance to become the Raw General Manager.


However, Triple H added Apollo Crews, Bobby Roode, and Chad Gable to make it a 4-on-1 handicap match that Baron Corbin lost, definitively ruling him out of the position.


Baron Corbin continued his feud with Braun Strowman, being eliminated by him in the Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble on January 27,2019.


The next night on Raw, Baron Corbin was defeated by Strowman in a tables match, ending their feud.


At Royal Rumble on January 26,2020, Baron Corbin lost to Reigns in a falls count anywhere match after interference from The Usos involving Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode later that same night he entered the Royal Rumble match at number 22 eliminating Matt Riddle before being eliminated by the eventual winner Drew McIntyre, and a steel cage match at Super ShowDown on February 27, ending their feud.


From December 2020 to February 2021, Baron Corbin began a feud with Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, and Murphy, which saw him form a short-lived partnership with Wesley Blake and Steve Cutler, but disbanded following Cutler and Blake's WWE release.


Baron Corbin revealed that, after losing his crown, he had lost his car, his investments, his savings, his home was to be foreclosed upon, and his wife left with their daughters.


Ever since disassociating with JBL, Baron Corbin has embarked on a losing streak with his only win in 2023, being in a live event against Rick Boogs.


Baron Corbin is known for his numerous tattoos which include portraits of his father and grandfather on his leg, full sleeve tattoos on his left arm that include clocks representing family members' birthdays, as well as tattoos memorializing his friends Ryan Dunn and Zachary Hartwell, members of the Jackass crew who died in a car crash in June 2011.


Baron Corbin is close friends with fellow wrestlers Matthew Clement and Shawn Spears.


Baron Corbin is good friends with Pat McAfee, having been teammates at the Indianapolis Colts and lived together during their rookie year.